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Admission

Basic Requirements

  • Step 1. Submit your application

    We accept the Common Application, our own Application for First-Year Students, and our own Application for Transfer Students. (We’re now accepting applications for Fall 2021 through our Lake Forest Application.)

    Step 2. Complete your application

    We need the following to make an admissions decision:

    Application Requirements
    First-Year students

    Submitting materials

    You may submit your materials any of the following ways. Materials can be submitted at any time during the application process.

    Mail to:

    Lake Forest College
    Office of Admission
    555 N Sheridan Rd
    Lake Forest, IL 60045

    Fax to: 847-735-6271

    Email to: admissions@lakeforest.edu 

    Transfer students

     

    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    • Official High School/Secondary School Transcript
    • One Professor Recommendation (Transfers with less than 30 college semester hours may submit a secondary school teacher recommendation)
    • Interview (required)
    • Standardized Test Scores (optional)
    Submitting materials

    You may submit your materials any of the following ways. Materials can be submitted at any time during the application process.

    Mail to:

    Lake Forest College
    Office of Admission
    555 N Sheridan Rd
    Lake Forest, IL 60045

    Fax to: 847-735-6271

    Email to: admissions@lakeforest.edu 

    Step 3. Stay Connected

    • You can check the status of your application and supplemental materials here
    • And if you any questions, you can reach out to your counselor at any point in the process. Find your assigned counselor here